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Joel shows an image to a group during a Photo Ark shoot inside the reptile house at the Assam State Zoo in Guwahati, Assam, India.

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Scenes from the Ark shoot inside the reptile house at the Assam State Zoo in Guwahati, Assam, India.

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Scenes from the Ark shoot inside the reptile house at the Assam State Zoo in Guwahati, Assam, India.

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Scenes from the Ark shoot inside the reptile house at the Assam State Zoo in Guwahati, Assam, India.

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Scenes from the Ark shoot inside the reptile house at the Assam State Zoo in Guwahati, Assam, India.

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Scenes from the Ark shoot inside the reptile house at the Assam State Zoo in Guwahati, Assam, India.

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A photographer prepares for a photo shoot at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, AK.

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Staff members at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center assist with a photoshoot of ‘Megan’ an olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea). This animal came in after becoming entangled in fishing gear. Once rehabbed, the animal will be released in waters off the coast.

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Joel photographs a juvenile, northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostris) at the Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur, California.

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A photographer holds a rhinoceros auklet (Cerorhinca monocerata) at the Alaska SeaLife Center.

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Scene from the Photo Ark shoot at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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Scene from the Photo Ark shoot at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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Joel Sartore and a staff member prepare for a photo shoot at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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Behind the scenes at the LA Zoo working with a critically endangered Santa Catalina Island rattlesnake (Crotalus catalinensis).

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Saint Louis Zoo staff during a photo shoot of their critically endangered adult narrow-headed softshell turtle (Chitra chitra).

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Joel Sartore poses inside a transfer cage at the Endangered Primate Rescue Center in Cuc Phuong National Park, Vietnam.

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Joel Sartore photographs a vulnerable Southeast Asiatic softshell turtle (Amyda cartilaginea) at the Cuc Phuong Turtle Conservation Center in Vietnam.

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At day’s end, Joel Sartore shows pheasant photos to the bird keepers at the Houston Zoo.

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Joel Sartore on assignment at a gentoo penguin (Pygoscelis papua papua) (IUCN: Near Threatened) and Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) colony on Danco Island, Antarctica.

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